Geek Universe with Jim Yelton

Host Jim Yelton is joined each week by a special guest to discuss all manner of Sci-Fi, Comics, Fantasy, and Pop Culture

December 10th, 2014    

30 Minutes of Geek Episode 006: 75 Years of Batman in Comics Part 2

Part Two of our celebration of Batman's 75th anniversary in Comics continues. Artist and Batmaniac Steve Newton teams up with host Jim Yelton to talk about Batman's incredible rogues gallery, the Dark Knight's sidekick Robin, and the World's Finest tag team. Also, Jim gives his Two Cents on the news about Sony's e-mail leaks and whether Spider-Man will ever find his way into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

October 22nd, 2014    

30 Minutes of Geek Episode 005: 75 Years of Batman in Comics Part 1

It's the beginning of our Batastic salute to the 75th Anniversary of the Dark Knight Detective. This month, artist and Batman expert Steve Newton joins the show to discuss the incredible run of Batman in comic books. Jim and Steve chat about the characters origins and how the vigilante grew from the popular pulp fiction of the 1930's. They also touch on the creators who made Batman the iconic character he is today and why Batman's origin is the best origin story of all-time!

October 8th, 2014    

30 Minutes of Geek Episode 004: The Trivia Thunderdome Is Here!

Play along as host Jim Yelton puts his geek reputation at stake inside the deadly Trivia Thunderdome. Trivia Master Chris Hays provides the questions as Jim is challenged by super smart Nuclear Engineer Chuck Poston from the Nerd Bowl Champions, Team Awesome 2.0! We also take another look into the Listener Mailbag and discuss the length of the podcast along with what Jim thinks about the latest Spider-Man film news...Sponsored by the Now Write series of Creative Writing Guides!

September 26th, 2014    

30 Minutes of Geek Episode 003: Gotham, Trivia Thunderdome, and Geek Leftovers

Jim discusses FOX's look at the city that birthed the Dark Knight with artist/Batman expert Steve Newton. Then, it's a sneak peek at the 30 Minutes of Geek Trivia Thunderdome. Can Jim prove he is the master of nerd trivia? Also, we have some Geek Leftovers from our chat with author Van Allen Plexico. Find out what Van thinks about Marvel's upcoming Ant-Man flick. Plus, another installment of Advice for the Geek Lovelorn.

September 12th, 2014    

30 Minutes of Geek Episode 002: The Marvel Cinematic Universe Part 2 w/Special Guest Van Allen Plexico

Author Van Allen Plexico returns to join host Jim Yelton for part two of their discussion about the recent films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This time, find out what they thought about Captain America: The Winter Soldier and The Guardians of the Galaxy. Also, we reach into the 30 Minutes of Geek Listener Mailbag and you can get details on how to see 30 Minutes of Geek LIVE! Plus, we introduce our new robot announcer. It's another 1800 seconds of Awesome!

September 2nd, 2014    

30 Minutes of Geek Episode 001: Phase Two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe W/Special Guest Van Allen Plexico

Join host Jim Yelton & author Van Allen Plexico for a discussion about the Marvel Cinematic Universe. How did they feel about the Phase One films? Why does Van dislike Guy Pearce in Iron Man 3 & what disappointed Jim most about Thor: The Dark World? Also, it's a new season of Doctor Who. Our Nerd Poetry segment is all about our favorite Time Lord. Plus an 800-year old Jedi gives relationship advice.

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